23October2014

Category: business and economy

Nigeria: FG Uncovers 60,000 Ghost Workers

[Leadership]The federal government has uncovered a total of 60,000 ghost workers in federal establishments across the country following the staff audit of the federal government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) on the implementation of the integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS)....

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Nigeria: Nigeria Not Broke, Says Okonjo-Iweala

[Vanguard]ABUJA--The Federal Government yesterday, reassured that Nigeria is financially sound and has been meeting its local and international financial obligations despite dwindling revenues from crude oil exports. The assurance came from Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala....

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Liberia: Ebola Fight - AFL, U.S. Troop to Upgrade Buchanan Air Strip

[FrontPageAfrica]Buchanan -The Deputy Chief of Staff and Commanding General of the Arm Forces of Liberia (AFL) including some members of the US troops at the head of a high power military delegation over the weekend toured and inspected the air strip in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County to begin major enlargement of the facility....

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Algeria: Drop in Trade Surplus in Nine First Months of 2014

[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Algeria recorded a trade surplus of USD 5.39 billion during the nine first months of 2014 against USD 6.6 billion during the same period of the previous year, 18% down, Algerian Customs told APS Monday....

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Algeria: Road Accidents - 47 Killed, 1198 Injured in One Week

[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -A total of 47 people were killed and 1198 others were injured nationwide in road accidents which occurred from 12 to 18 October, a toll published by the Civil Protection said Thursday....

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